D.T411

Solo/Duet/Small Group

Solo/Duet/Small Group

Students will develop choreography that is consistent with the style and intent of a performance theme. Within this process, students will also be guided through the development of the movement from solo to duet/trio to small group.

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This is an analytic rubric. The column on the left shows the dimension that is being measured in the student’s performance. The levels across the top row indicate the performance level in the dimensions. Occasionally all dimensions and performance levels are exemplified by multiple students in a single recording.

TEACHER SCORING RUBRIC

  • Dimension
  • Theme/Concept

    Clarity and Identity

  • Dynamics/ Energy

    Motional, Excitement, Variation, and Contrast

  • Space

    Dimension and Design

  • Transitions

    Between Movement Phrase, Between Sections, and Overall Connections

  • Movement

    Invention, Development/Research, and Represents Theme

  • Rhythm/ Music/Sound

    Appropriate, Texture, and Atmosphere

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • The development and use of movement are rarely unique and never reflect the theme or idea of the compositional problem.

    N/A at this time.
  • The development and use of movement are seldom unique and seldom reflect the theme or idea of the compositional problem.

    N/A at this time.
  • The development and use of movement are often unique and most of the time reflect the theme or idea of the compositional problem.

    N/A at this time.
  • The development and use of movement are unique and consistently reflect the theme or idea of the compositional problem.

    N/A at this time.
  • Demonstrates limited use of variation and contrast throughout movement phrase. Very little variety of movement developed.

    N/A at this time.
  • Demonstrates some range of variation and contrast throughout the movement phrase that could be more deeply developed.

    N/A at this time.
  • Demonstrates an appropriate degree of variation and contrast throughout the movement phrase.

    N/A at this time.
  • Demonstrates a wide range of variation and contrast throughout the movement phrase.

    N/A at this time.
  • Does not explore the use of space. Lacks the ability to demonstrate unique and diverse shapes and patterns within movement phrases.

    N/A at this time.
  • Rarely explores the use of space. Demonstrates unique and diverse shapes and patterns within movement phrases but has the potential for more variety.

    N/A at this time.
  • Somewhat explores the use of space. Demonstrates unique and diverse shapes and patterns within movement phrases.

    N/A at this time.
  • Deeply explores the use of space, demonstrating unique and diverse shapes and patterns within movement phrases.

    N/A at this time.
  • Never creates movement patterns that demonstrate flow and connection. Movement lacks aesthetically-pleasing transitions.

    N/A at this time.
  • Seldom creates movement patterns that demonstrate flow and connection. Movement rarely provides aesthetically-pleasing transitions.

    N/A at this time.
  • Often creates movement patterns that demonstrate flow and connection. Movement often provides aesthetically-pleasing transitions.

    N/A at this time.
  • Creates movement patterns that demonstrate flow and connection. Movement provides aesthetically-pleasing transitions.

    N/A at this time.
  • Unable to demonstrate an ability to take risks in order to explore new ways of moving. Does not create movements outside of comfort zone to represent ideas.

    N/A at this time.
  • Is in the beginning stages of taking risks to explore new ways of moving. Creates few movements outside of comfort zone to represent ideas.

    N/A at this time.
  • Most often takes risks to explore new ways of moving. Creates some movements outside of comfort zone to represent ideas.

    N/A at this time.
  • Takes risks to explore new ways of moving. Creates movements outside of comfort zone to represent ideas.

    N/A at this time.
  • Unable to choose music/sounds that supports the movement ideas and theme.

    N/A at this time.
  • Rarely able to choose music/sounds that support the movement ideas and theme.

    N/A at this time.
  • Able to choose music/sounds that somewhat support the movement ideas and theme.

    N/A at this time.
  • Able to choose music/sounds that support the movement ideas and theme.

    N/A at this time.
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